IHO's transfer standard for digital hydrographic data for use with ECDIS



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ACOUSTIC COUPLER

A device used between the modem of a computer terminal and a standard telephone line to permit transmission of digital data in either direction without making direct connections.

ECDB

The master electronic chart data base for the electronic navigation chart held in digital form by the hydrographic authority.

ELECTRONIC CHART DATA BASE

The master electronic chart data base for the electronic navigation chart held in digital form by the hydrographic authority.

UCP

Abbreviation for the 'Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits,' published by the International Chamber of Commerce. This is the most frequently used standard for making payments in international trade; e.g., paying on a Letter of Credit. It is most frequently referred to by its shorthand title: UCP No. 500. This revised publication re ects recent changes in the transportation and banking industries, such as electronic transfer of funds.

DSC

Digital Selective Calling a technique using digital codes which enable a radio station to establish contact with, and transfer information to, another station or group of stations

D.S.C.

1) Digital Selective Calling system using digital codes which enables a radio station to establish contact with, and transfer information to, another station or group of stations. 2) Dangerous goods, solid cargoes and containers.

SENC

System Electronic Navigational Chart a database that comprises ENC data, ENC updates and other data added by the mariner that is accessed by, and displayed on, the ECDIS

BUILDING-BLOCK APPROACH

A technique for development of a set of standard data by creating fixed groups or modules of work elements that may be added together to obtain time values for elements and entire operations.

AMERICAN STANDARD SCREW THREAD

Screw thread whose dimensions conform to those of a particular series of specified sizes established as a standard in the United States; used for bolts, nuts, and machine screws.

AUTOMATED IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (AIS)

A system used by ships and Vessel traffic Service (VTS) principally for the Identification and the locating of vessels. AIS provides a means for ships to electronically exchange ship data including: Identification, position, course, and speed, with other nearby ships and VTS stations.

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